Our budget and Council Plan

  • The Council Plan sets out a medium to long-term vision for how we will respond to community needs and the opportunities and challenges facing Cardinia Shire. 
  • Each year, we develop a budget that works towards meeting the actions as outlined in the Council Plan for that year.
  • Council's budget for 2021–25 was adopted at the Council meeting on Monday 21 June 2021.  
  • Based on community feedback received during the Imagine Cardinia community engagement process, this budget focuses on operating efficiently and effectively in a financially responsible way to meet community needs and to deliver on the commitments in the new Council Plan 2021-25.

View the 2021–25 budget

Council's revenue and rating plan for 2021–25 was adopted at the Council meeting on Monday 21 June 2021.  

View the 2021–25 revenue and rating plan

Council's financial plan for 2021–31 was adopted at the Council meeting on Monday 21 June 2021.  

View the 2021–31 financial plan

  • The new Council Plan was adopted at the Council meeting on Monday 21 June 2021.  
  • The Council Plan is an exciting 4-year strategy that sets the agenda for this council term. It will guide our response to long-term challenges and opportunities.
  • Input and contributions from the community via the 'Imagine Cardinia' community engagement process helped shape the community vision, which in turn guided the Council Plan's development. We received more than 1600 contributions during the consultation period. Thank you to everyone who took part! 

View the Council Plan 2021–25 and Community Vision 2040

View our previous council plans and action plans